There and Back Again… and Again

We've been in Rwanda for 6 days now, and I have fallen seriously out of my blogging groove. Overall, I've been okay with that. I am enjoying just being here, getting to be a part of this wonderful little family, and being immersed into the culture. We've had lots of adventures this past week, and … Continue reading There and Back Again… and Again

Fearless Friday: Overcoming Ophidiophobia (The Fear of Snakes)

It’s Fearless Friday, and I am very pleased to welcome my first guest post by Addison D’Marko. Addison is a blogger at AddisonDmarko.com, and I must admit that the story of triumph she has chosen to share today hits very close to home. Being someone who struggles with a severe case of Ophidiophobia, I’m inspired … Continue reading Fearless Friday: Overcoming Ophidiophobia (The Fear of Snakes)

Introducing: Fearless Fridays! (Guest Posts Wanted)

Looking outside this morning, it was hard to believe that I will be enjoying tropical climates in only a few days. With another huge snowfall on our hands, combined with these mild, April temperatures, the streets of Lloydminster are a total mess. I am looking forward to escaping this aspect of spring for the next … Continue reading Introducing: Fearless Fridays! (Guest Posts Wanted)

When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

So yesterday was one of those crash and burn kind of days where one tiny little thing triggered my anxiety just before lunch, and I spent the rest of the work day dealing with immense angst and physical discomfort. It was so uncontrollable. I tried deep breathing and prayer. I tried taking a break and … Continue reading When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

Miserable Dread, Blissful Ignorance, or Graceful Optimism?

It doesn’t take much for me to become completely unraveled by fear. As you know, I have been fighting hard against this instinct for the past two and a half months throughout the course of my Braver Than Before journey. Fear is my greatest battle in life, and I have been struggling with irrational fear … Continue reading Miserable Dread, Blissful Ignorance, or Graceful Optimism?